Audrey MacLean, Angel Investor, Entrepreneur, Consulting Associate Professor,
This month’s event co-sponsored by the Stanford Alumni Club of New Mexico.
Prof. MacLean has a unique track record for entrepreneurial success as a founder, CEO, seed investor and board member. She has been listed by BusinessWeek as one of the 50 most influential business women in America and was featured by Forbes in a cover article on Angel Investing under the headline, “The One to Know in Silicon Valley.” MacLean has nearly three decades of combined experience in the computer and communications industries. She was a founder of Network Equipment Technologies which went public in 1987 and later co-founded and was CEO of Adaptive which merged with NET in 1993. Building on her own entrepreneurial success, MacLean has been instrumental in helping to launch and grow successful companies through her work as a mentor capitalist and as a professor of entrepreneurship. The companies she has seed funded which have gone public include: Pure Software, Pete’s Brewing Company, AdForce, dsl.net, and Selectica.